Next to the Kentucky Museum is a furnished 200-year-old log house. Step back in time to see what life was like in Southcentral Kentucky. This early nineteenth century log house built in Logan County, KY is a classic example of traditional Kentucky architecture. The dog-trot floor plan and poplar, oak, and walnut construction are typical of the architecture of the region. Reproduction furniture, equipment, tools and clothing inside the Felts House accurately represent an upper income South Centra
Wonderful museum and genealogical center offering local & region history, tours, artifacts, art, genealogy, relics, & memorabilia located in the old pants factory, Glasgow, Kentucky
The Kentucky Museum is a history, arts and culture museum located in the Kentucky Building on the campus of Western Kentucky University. The Museum houses six major permanent exhibits and several changing exhibits. There is a variety of partnerships, services, opportunities, workshops, camps and other outreach provided to the public each year. In addition, the Museum works closely with WKU students and faculty to enhance instruction through a variety of tours, activities and programs.
Duncan Hines, The Man Behind the Cake Mix exhibit at the Kentucky Museum. Duncan Hines was indeed a real person! Born in Bowling Green, Kentucky, Hines’ influence on American dining standards is unparalleled. The Kentucky Museum is a history, arts and culture museum located in the Kentucky Building on the campus of Western Kentucky University.
The Downing Museum, located at the Baker Arboretum, opened in 2009. The Museum displays a vast collection of fine art by the late world-renowned artist, Joe Downing. The collection includes examples of his abstraction and experimentation with different media formats including leather, linen, canvas, old wood, metal, staples, and found objects.
A memorial to all distinguished aviators who have called South Central Kentucky home, Aviation Heritage Park currently features five restored military aircraft with very compelling ties to local aviators as well as their own interesting stories. The park is free to the public.
The Planetarium’s interactive exhibits are open to the public during regular University hours. Science Curiosity Investigation day camps for youth are available multiple times a year. Free public shows featuring astronomy, space exploration and history are held every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 7pm and every Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. Special shows for school groups and private parties can be arranged.